Chris Eyre http://kpcw.org en Controversy Continues to Surround Author Sherman Alexie http://kpcw.org/post/controversy-continues-surround-author-sherman-alexie <p>The controversy surrounding author Sherman Alexie continues with a vocal contingent of parents in the Park City school district who say their children experienced psychological abuse at the hands of Alexie when he lectured at Park City High School. Lynn Ware Peek has more.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:38:59 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 5689 at http://kpcw.org Controversy Continues to Surround Author Sherman Alexie Alexie And Eyre Talk About Indians And The Media http://kpcw.org/post/alexie-and-eyre-talk-about-indians-and-media <p>Film Director Chris Eyre and screenwriter Sherman Alexie&nbsp;scored big in 1998 with the film "Smoke Signals", which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and was acclaimed as the first feature written, directed and produced by Native Americans.</p><p>But they haven't had a film successful since then. Alexie and Eyre walked to KPCW's&nbsp;Leslie Thatcher about coping with the changing tastes of Hollywood and the mass media perceptions of Native Americans. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 23:33:04 +0000 Rick Brough 4526 at http://kpcw.org Alexie And Eyre Talk About Indians And The Media Alexie And Eyre Talk Film http://kpcw.org/post/alexie-and-eyre-talk-film <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Author and screenwriter Sherman </span>Alexie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and director Chris Eyre aired last Thursday night for a free screening of their film "Smoke Signals" which was a hit at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.</span></p><p>This week, they talked to KPCW's Leslie Thatcher how they came to create a movie that is now considered an independent Native American classic. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 23:45:03 +0000 Rick Brough 4573 at http://kpcw.org Alexie And Eyre Talk Film Sherman Alexie's Books Featured in One Book-One Community http://kpcw.org/post/sherman-alexies-books-featured-one-book-one-community <p>Author and screenwriter Sherman Alexie and filmmaker Chris Eyre were in Park City last week to work with Park City High School Students, and to share filmmaking and writing with the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.</p><p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:09:37 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 4614 at http://kpcw.org Author Sherman Alexie and Filmmaker Chris Eyre Visit Park City http://kpcw.org/post/author-sherman-alexie-and-filmmaker-chris-eyre-visit-park-city <p>Author/Screenwriter Sherman Alexie and filmmaker Chris Eyre reunited in Park City this week to meet with Park City High School students and the community.&nbsp; They sat down with KPCW's News Director Leslie Thatcher to talk about their work,&nbsp; their collaboration on Smoke Signals and Indians at Wal-Mart.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:09:59 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 4378 at http://kpcw.org Author Sherman Alexie and Filmmaker Chris Eyre Visit Park City